# Distance between Fairbanks, AK (FAI) and Birmingham, AL (BHM)

Flight distance from Fairbanks to Birmingham (Fairbanks International Airport – Birmingham–Shuttlesworth International Airport) is 3309 miles / 5325 kilometers / 2875 nautical miles. Estimated flight time is 6 hours 45 minutes.

Driving distance from Fairbanks (FAI) to Birmingham (BHM) is 4163 miles / 6699 kilometers and travel time by car is about 74 hours 8 minutes.

## Map of flight path and driving directions from Fairbanks to Birmingham.

Shortest flight path between Fairbanks International Airport (FAI) and Birmingham–Shuttlesworth International Airport (BHM).

## How far is Birmingham from Fairbanks?

There are several ways to calculate distances between Fairbanks and Birmingham. Here are two common methods:

Vincenty's formula (applied above)
• 3308.747 miles
• 5324.912 kilometers
• 2875.223 nautical miles

Vincenty's formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points on the earth’s surface, using an ellipsoidal model of the earth.

Haversine formula
• 3303.025 miles
• 5315.704 kilometers
• 2870.251 nautical miles

The haversine formula calculates the distance between latitude/longitude points assuming a spherical earth (great-circle distance – the shortest distance between two points).

## Airport information

A Fairbanks International Airport
City: Fairbanks, AK
Country: United States
IATA Code: FAI
ICAO Code: PAFA
Coordinates: 64°48′54″N, 147°51′21″W

B Birmingham–Shuttlesworth International Airport
City: Birmingham, AL
Country: United States
IATA Code: BHM
ICAO Code: KBHM
Coordinates: 33°33′46″N, 86°45′12″W

## Time difference and current local times

The time difference between Fairbanks and Birmingham is 3 hours. Birmingham is 3 hours ahead of Fairbanks.

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## Carbon dioxide emissions

Estimated CO2 emissions per passenger is 371 kg (819 pounds).

## Frequent Flyer Miles Calculator

Fairbanks (FAI) → Birmingham (BHM).

Distance:
3309
Elite level bonus:
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Booking class bonus:
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### In total

Total frequent flyer miles:
3309

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